silver lining


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silver lining

n.
A hopeful or comforting prospect in the midst of difficulty.

[From the proverb "Every cloud has a silver lining".]

silver lining

n
a comforting or hopeful aspect of an otherwise desperate or unhappy situation (esp in the phrase every cloud has a silver lining)

sil′ver lin′ing


n.
a prospect of hope or comfort in a gloomy situation.
[1870–75; from the proverb “Every cloud has a silver lining”]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silver lining - a consoling aspect of a difficult situation; "every cloud has a silver lining"; "look on the bright side of it"
consolation, solace, solacement - the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
Translations

silver lining

nlato positivo
every cloud has a silver lining → non tutto il male vien per nuocere
References in classic literature ?
Now, though how that train of thought had started he could not have said, he was distinctly conscious of the silver lining.
I expand, I open, I turn my silver lining outward like Milton's cloud, and it's more agreeable to both of us.
A suspicion of silver lining had become visible through the clouds.
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Sometimes, it gets so bad that your look-on-the-bright-side is a pitiful, 'Well at least no one died' The next level only-bright-side last resort is when someone has in fact died, and we can't help ourselves, we can't hold it in, we have to find a silver lining anyway or our heads will explode and we say, 'Well, at least they didn't see the giant anvil that fell on them coming, it would have been quick and painless' Then if they did see the anvil coming and it was slow and painful, we can still never help ourselves and say, 'Well, at least he got to, er, you know, finish that jigsaw he was doing.
I think that the silver lining to that story is that even if all the fame, the book sales, everything went away, she'd still be there.
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